Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Psychology, Child Clinical Specialty - West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Psychology, Child Clinical Specialty - West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of Pennsylvania’s department of psychology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Child/Adolescent Clinical Psychology beginning August 2018 at the assistant professor level.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in psychology and be licensed or licenseeligible in the state of Pennsylvania. Completion of doctorate is required before the start of the Fall 2018 semester. In addition, applicants must have the following: (1) experience with evidence-based trauma treatment of children and/or adolescents, (2) experience providing clinical supervision to pre-doctoral practicum students, (3) a commitment to teaching courses in clinical psychology at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as specialty courses in child and adolescent clinical psychology including Trauma Interventions for Children and Adolescents, (4) an active program of research with children or adolescents, as evidenced by a track record of recent peerreviewed empirical research, and (5) a demonstrated commitment to mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in research.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference will be given to applicants with a research focus in the area of trauma.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Applicants selected for on-campus interviews will present a colloquium to demonstrate teaching and research excellence. The Department of Psychology is composed of 25 full-time faculty members and serves approximately 850 undergraduate majors, 40 master’s degree students, and is beginning to serve clinical Psy.D. students. Additional information is available at http://www.wcupa.edu. We are especially interested in recruiting faculty from under-represented groups.

Applicants should apply online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcupa/default.cfm Applications must include all of the following: a letter identifying the courses the applicant is prepared to teach, clinical experience, and experience providing clinical supervision; curriculum vitae; no more than 3 reprints or preprints of published articles; a statement of teaching philosophy; a statement of clinical supervision philosophy; a statement of research interests; and 3 letters of reference. If available, prior teaching evaluations should also be submitted. Review of candidates will begin on September 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must successfully complete the interview process and a colloquium to be considered finalists. The filling of this position is contingent upon available funding. All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background and consumer reporting checks.

Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU’s educational mission and strategic plan, Building on Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.